The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) device is now receiving a new Android system update. Inside we have the security news, the patch February security. This update comes after several Nokia and Google devices have received the same update. patch. Now it comes to one of the most captivating mid-range devices.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) was launched early last year to bolster the entire South Korean manufacturer's A-range. This is your mid-range / upper mid-range segment that currently has the A8 and A8 +. In UK they would be well received although their initial price (on arrival at stores) is not the most competitive.
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Now the patch February 2018 security system paves the way for the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). The update has started shipping in Russia and continues to reach more markets and countries as you read this article.
Note that in recent months the "Galaxy A" equipment line has been at the forefront with regard to the distribution of security updates. Apparently this is a trend to maintain since we now have this Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) also receiving it first hand this Android update.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets Android update
Also the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + would start receiving the patch of February. However, the upgrade to Android Oreo would be promptly halted due to some instabilities and bugs found. This makes the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) the first branded devices to receive this update in bulk.
You will be able to identify the new firmware (system software) by build number A520FXXU4BRB1. The update will reach users via OTA (over the air) so it may take a few hours or even days before it arrives at your unit. I also recall that the units linked to the operators will take a little longer to receive any use.
For those who did not receive the patch or Android security patch dated January, the new patch includes the fixes for Meltdown and Specter again. If you have not yet received the update notification available you can check their availability manually. To do so, go to Settings – About device – Software updates.
We also advise you to download the news for Android via wifi so as not to overload your data plan. This device should be updated later to Android Oreo 8.0.
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